Saturday 1 November 2014

The queen of recycled fashion Kate Middleton wears her favourite blazer yet again

Published 29/07/2014 | 11:34

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrives at the SECC Hydro for the Gymnastics during the 20th Commonwealth Games
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrives at the SECC Hydro for the Gymnastics during the 20th Commonwealth Games
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leaves the SECC Hydro after watching the Gymnastics as she attends Commonwealth games
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leaves the SECC Hydro after watching the Gymnastics as she attends Commonwealth games

Kate Middleton has proven once again why she's an undisputed style icon.

The Duchess of Cambridge recycled (yet again) her favourite navy Zara blazer with her cerulean Stella McCartney shift dress and trusty Stuart Weitzman wedges for a special reception for SportsAid n at 'Home Nation House' before returning to watch the Commonwealth Games.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Just yesterday, she wore a nearly identical version of the blazer with J Brand jeans and her favourite heels for a front row seat at the Games in London, alongside husband Prince William and brother-in-law Prince Harry.

It appears to be her go-to outfit for all sporting occasions as she first wore it just six weeks after giving birth to Prince George last year for a London Olympics event and again in during the royal tour Down Under.

Kate is a fan of the navy Zara blazer
Kate is a fan of the navy Zara blazer

First for a sailing trip in New Zealand and then in Australia for a trip to a winery.

She also wore a similar blazer in June 2011 at Heathrow airport when she and husband Prince William jetted for the first leg of their Canadian tour.

During a sailing trip in New Zealand in 2014
During a sailing trip in New Zealand in 2014

While she has polarised critics for frequently recycling her ensembles, shoe designer and fashion icon Christian Louboutin praised her style.

"I have respect for what Kate Middleton is doing," he told British Vogue.

"I know that Victoria Beckham offered her a pair of my boots and she looked great in them/ She looked fantastic."

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